Following concerns raised by a local nonprofit called Menlo Spark, Stanford has agreed to raise environmental standards for its Middle Plaza Project in Menlo Park, which Menlo Park City Council members voted unanimously to approve last week.
The California Commission on Judicial Performance has cleared Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85 of wrongdoing in his sentencing of Brock Turner.
The plan, submitted earlier this week to Santa Clara County for review, would add nearly 2.3 million square feet of new academic buildings and up to 3,150 new units of housing.
Stanford is partnering with community organizations to create a clinic to deliver free mental health services to area youths.
To welcome their class back onto the Farm while contributing to the community, the Class of 2019 cabinet hosted a sandwich-making event at Terman Fountain on Oct. 1. Their goal was to make 2,019 sandwiches and donate them to the Peninsula Food Runners to alleviate hunger in Santa Clara County.
In their first meeting of the academic year, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed several issues affecting the graduate student body, as well as endorsing a ballot initiative to raise the sales tax in Santa Clara County. The council also heard funding requests from several student groups.
In their first meeting of the current school year, the 18th Undergraduate Senate announced an upcoming University report on Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ) and debated a resolution on a Santa Clara County public transportation measure.
Stanford has finished work on an improved bike and walking trail.